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Sep 02, 2015

Silencing a symbol

Associate Editor Stephanie Toone voices her opinions on the Confederate Flag controversy....More

Orlando's historic African-American neighborhood embraces healthy community design

Florida planning practitioner Jim Sellen provides details on a community development plan that will revitalize the facilities, health and economic....More

Bridging the digital divide makes Minnesota's Medicaid more accessible

Healthcare entrepreneur Ben Geyerhahn shares the three ways that mobile options can improve Minnesota's Medicaid enrollment process....More
Jul 23, 2015

We can be cautiously optimistic about budgets

Michael Keating tells why he is cautiously upbeat about the fiscal health of governments in the U.S....More

Limiting distractions and obstructions to safe driving for law enforcement

Julie Frisbey Decker, a risk management field consultant at OneBeacon Government Risks, explains the challenges law enforcement officers face to....More

DHS grants help save the lives of firefighters

Steve Kerber, research director of UL’s Fire Safety Research Institute, gives perspective on Department of Homeland Security grants for fire safety....More

Parks as community development

Peter Harnik, director of the Center for City Park Excellence at The Trust for Public Land and Kyle Barnhart, a senior intern at the center, opine on....More
Jun 10, 2015

Violence is never the answer

Assistant Editor Derek Prall opines on the situation in Baltimore....More

Issues preventing governments from effectively budgeting and how to avoid them

Erin Latham, founder of Mo’mix Solutions, offers advice on governmental budgeting....More

Three ways to boost municipal battery recycling programs

Linda Gabor, vice president of marketing and customer service at Call2Recycle offers three tips for municipalities looking to remove more batteries....More

Making the move to chip-and-pin mobile payments: what government agencies need to know

Dominick Passanante discusses how chip-and-pin systems can increase the security of cashless payments....More

Big data and measuring equity

Matt Carmichael, editor of Livability.com., talks about how cities can leverage big data to promote equity....More

Does constitutional substantive due process protection apply to camera enforcement?

Mark Mulholland, a partner at Ruskin Moscou Faltischek, P.C., discusses the constitutionality of camera enforcement....More

America’s PrepareAthon! helps build resilient communities

Gwen Camp, director of individual and community preparedness for FEMA discusses America's PrepareAthon!, and explains the role local leaders play in....More

Derek Prall

Derek Prall is a professional journalist who has held numerous positions with a variety of print and online publications including the New Jersey Herald. He is a 2008 graduate of Furman University...

Erin Greer

While most journalism graduates would jump at a chance to chase down the latest story, Erin Greer ran, screaming, from the opportunity. A long-time performer and PR professional, Erin was used to...
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